Architecture committee/2016-07-06

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An invite-only video discussion, where decisions are often finalized, generally Wednesday 13:00 USA West coast local time as of this writing. This meeting is often used for grooming the backlog for the TechCom-RFC board. (private minutes)

Agenda timeline[edit]

  • Intro
    • Agenda bashing and action item check 21:00 (5 minutes)
    • Review last week's RfC office hour 21:05 (5 minutes)
  • RFC status update
    • RfC inbox triage 21:10 (10 minutes)
    • Shepherd assignments 21:20 (5 minutes)
    • Queue for future RfC office hours 21:25 (5 minutes)
  • Wrapup
    • Other business 21:30 (10 minutes)
    • Next week’s ArchCom agenda 21:40 (10 minutes)

Agenda details/Meeting summary[edit]

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Intro section[edit]

10 minutes (starting 21:00 UTC)

  • Action items
    • Last week
      • ACTION (Rob [optional, lower priority]): provide update on Phab:T89331 that conversation is happening (done; more-or-less)
      • ACTION (Rob): talk to Product and/or Usability about T128352 (partially done)
        • I had a brief impromptu conv with Abbey and Danny (noted in Phab)
      • ACTION (Rob): better board triage (done, for some value of "better")  :-)
  • Review last week’s RfC office hour
    • ArchCom-RFC office hour 2016W26: 2016-06-29: E224 (E66/41)
      • T137926 - Require 'curl' PHP extension for MediaWiki
        • Conclusion: Last Call
      • ACTION: Rob - remove the word “deprecate” from the status page
      • ACTION Krinkle - approve the last call

RFC status update[edit]

20 minutes (starting 21:10 UTC)

Spend roughly 20 minutes ensuring Architecture committee/Status is up-to-date. Checklist of the questions we should answer:

  • Who is chairing the upcoming IRC meeting? Tim will chair, Rob will shepherd
  • Conclude last week's "final comment period":
    • T137926 - Require 'curl' PHP extension for MediaWiki
  • Do we have anything that should enter "final comment"?
  • For each upcoming meeting, do we anticipate the RFC moving into "final comment"?
  • Picking an RFC for next week:
    • How does ArchCom-RfCs board look? Where should anything in the inbox go?
      • T139300 Create formal process for CREDITS files
        • Move to “Needs shepherd”, normal priority
      • T139012 Use index on rc_this_oldid
        • High priority, Daniel will shepherd, under discussion
      • T16950 Support global preferences
        • T120385 - language team’s work
        • ACTION Tim - comment on this task
        • ACTION: Rob: move to Backlog
      • T589 RfC: image and oldimage tables
        • Next week’s discussion
        • Move it to “ready for discussion”
        • ACTION: Rob Announce this as our topic for next week
    • What is the most important thing each ArchCom member is shepherding? Anything blocked?
    • Do we have an RFC selected for next week's meeting? T589

Other business/planning[edit]

20 minutes (starting 21:30 UTC)

  • In E224, Brion and RobLa agreed we should use this meeting to discuss a plan for having an installer beacon
  • Next week's ArchCom